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Here we present the Men’s ICC Cricket World Cup winners list (ODI + T20). Cricket World Cup was contested for the first time in England in 1975. It was played as a series of one-day matches of 60 overs per side.

It was held outside England, in India and Pakistan, for the first time in 1987. The 1987 contest also saw the number of overs per side reduced to 50.

Australia is the most successful country which won 5 World Cups. India & West Indies are the only two countries that have won the world cup 2 times each.

Men’s ICC Cricket World Cup Winners and Runners

The next Cricket World Cup is scheduled to be held in 2023 in India.

The table given below gives the list of 50 overs ICC Men’s World Cup Winners along with the runner ups and Hosts for each year the event was organized:

Year World Cup Winner Runners Up Host Finals Venue
1975 West Indies Australia England
Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
1979 West Indies England England
Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
1983 India West Indies England
Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
1987 Australia England India & Pakistan
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
1992 Pakistan England Australia & New Zealand
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
1996 Sri Lanka Australia India, Pakistan & Sri Lanka
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
1999 Australia Pakistan England
Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
2003 Australia India Australia
Wanderers, Johannesburg
2007 Australia Sri Lanka Australia
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown
2011 India Sri Lanka India
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
2015 Australia New Zealand Australia
Melbourne Cricket Ground
2019 England New Zealand England Lord’s, London


ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Winners List

The first-ever T20 Cricket World Cup was held in India and India won the first-ever 20 overs World Cup in 2007 under MS Dhoni captaincy.

T20 Cricket world cup winners list


Year Winner Runners Up Host Finals Venue
2007 India Pakistan South Africa
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
2009 Pakistan Sri Lanka England Lord’s, London
2010 England Australia West Indies
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown
2012 West Indies Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
R. Premadasa Stadium
2014 Sri Lanka India Bangladesh
Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
2016 West Indies England India
Eden Gardens, Kolkata


Also read: Men’s Cricket World Cup – ICC Announces Major Changes in T20, 50 Overs Tournament

Interesting Facts On Cricket World Cup 

  • Australia is the country with the maximum number of World Cup Titles for both Men and Women tournaments.
  • There are a total of 12 teams currently that participate in various ICC Men’s tournaments. These include India, Australia, England, New Zealand Pakistan, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Bangladesh, Ireland, West Indies, and Sri Lanka.
  • India and Australia are the only two countries to have won the World cup in both 50 and 60 overs format.
  • India is the only country till date to have won the Men’s World Cup for 50 overs, 60 overs, and 20 overs

Also read: Top 20 Fastest Centuries in One Day International(ODI) Cricket Format


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